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September, 2014 Articles



OMSA Medical Student of the Month: Saurabh Gupta, Meds 2015

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Congratulations to Saurabh Gupta, Meds 2015, on being named September's Medical Student of the Month by the Ontario Medical Students Association (OMSA)! … (Read More)

Kindness: Doing, Feeling and Being Better

Monday, September 29, 2014

Learn how being kind impacts your physical and mental health, and how you can harness this knowledge for a gentler and more fulfilling life. … (Read More)

CaRMS resources for 2015 match

Thursday, September 25, 2014

CaRMS has created an online list of available resources for applicants in the R-1 Main Residency Match and a handout outlining the match process, algorithm, important deadlines and more. … (Read More)

Reminder: Enter the 2014 Student Writing Competition

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Do you enjoy writing? Medical students and residents are invited to submit reflective essays, poetry, or short fiction exploring the intersection of mental health and the humanities to the Dalhousie Department of Psychiatry Annual Student Writing Competition. … (Read More)

Homecoming 2014 - Relive the excitement with our photo slideshow

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Photos from Schulich Medicine & Dentistry's Homecoming 2014 events are now posted on the School's Facebook page. Relive the excitement with photos from the CME session, Dean's Distinguished Lecture, Open House and Dean's Gala. … (Read More)

Attention Meds 2017 and Meds 2018: Attendance process

Monday, September 22, 2014

The new attendance process launched on September 11. It is available as a tab on Single Sign-On. This will be your first stop for all attendance-related requests. … (Read More)

A Homecoming welcome from Dr. Gary Tithecott

Friday, September 19, 2014

Welcome home to all our Schulich Medicine alumni. Enjoy the weekend's activities and explore the spirit, scholarship and innovation of our current faculty and students. … (Read More)

Congratulations to Priya Sivarajah, Meds 2016

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Congratulations to Priya Sivarajah, Meds 2016, for her second place poster prize at the Association for Medical Education in Europe (AMEE) annual conference in Milan, Italy this month. … (Read More)

Best wishes to our student leaders this weekend

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Best wishes to our student leaders attending the CFMS annual general meeting in Kingston this weekend. … (Read More)

Last chance to register: Dean's Distinguished Lecture

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Join us for a thought-provoking presentation on the challenges facing the oncology pharmaceutical industry and why Canadian patients may never benefit from products developed in Canada. Saturday, September 20 at 9:00 a.m. Free admission. … (Read More)

Celebrating our Commitment to the Community - submit your stories

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Our successful Commitment to the Community initiative will continue throughout the next academic year. Please consider sharing your stories of voluntarism and social responsibility with the School community. … (Read More)

Leaving the world a better place

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

With a friendly chimpanzee greeting, Jane Goodall took the stage at Alumni Hall on September 11. The renowned primatologist enthralled an audience of more than 2,000, sharing her inspiring personal journey, and reflecting on her experiences in the wild. … (Read More)

Update: Potential University of Windsor labour disruption

Friday, September 12, 2014

To all students, this is a reminder that your classes in Windsor will continue as scheduled on September 15 and moving forward. Please allow yourself 15-20 minutes extra travel time on Monday to get to campus and your class. Be sure also to read the FAQ’s. … (Read More)

HUGE thanks to Matt Quinn and the Class of 2017

Friday, September 12, 2014

Thank you to Matt Quinn and the many members of the Class of 2017 who supported the Jane Goodall event on September 11. Thanks for making time in your really busy schedules to support a community event that had such a strong connection to our School. … (Read More)

A thank you message from Dr. Tithecott

Friday, September 12, 2014

Thank you to the students in Meds 2017 and 2018 who met with Dr. Cooper, Dr. Rieder and I at the townhall this week. We appreciate your engagement and support. … (Read More)

Reminder: Register for the Dean's Distinguished Lecture - Homecoming 2014

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Join us for a thought-provoking presentation on the challenges facing the oncology pharmaceutical industry and why Canadian patients may never benefit from products developed in Canada. Featuring Brad Thompson, PhD’81, CEO of Oncolytics Biotech Inc. … (Read More)

From LEW to You: Your Western Bus Pass and the Mustang Express

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Many of you have been asking the LEW team what the "Mustang Express" sticker means that was given to you to affix to your student card. … (Read More)

Attention Meds: Submit your writing to the UBCMJ

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

The UBC Medical Journal (UBCMJ) is currently accepting submissions for its Spring 2014 issue. Students and health professionals throughout Canada are encouraged to submit! … (Read More)

Important information for Meds 2018

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Click here for important information and links you will need throughout the year, including Email4Life, One45, OWL, Single Sign-On and Student Centre. … (Read More)

Call for tour guides - September 20

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

As part of our Homecoming activities, we are hosting an Open House for our visiting Schulich Medicine & Dentistry alumni. Each year, we have current students lead the tours through our buildings/facilities. … (Read More)

Attention Meds: Town hall meeting tomorrow

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Join Drs. Gary Tithecott and Gerry Cooper, along with Han Yan and Yousif Atwan, Meds 2017 and Hippocratic Council executives, for a town hall meeting regarding the potential labour disruption at the University of Windsor. … (Read More)

FAQs for Schulich Medicine & Dentistry students

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Important information and FAQs regarding the potential University of Windsor labour disruption. … (Read More)

Potential University of Windsor labour disruption update

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

On Friday, September 5, 2014, the University Windsor Faculty Association (WUFA) released a public statement regarding the ongoing labour negotiations with the University of Windsor. Please read for important information regarding potential strike action and the UME contingency plan. … (Read More)

Twitter's newest member: Dr. Gary Tithecott

Monday, September 8, 2014

Dr. Tithecott has joined the Twitter-verse! Follow him @westernumeDean. He will be tweeting about interesting articles, professional experiences and upcoming town halls, as well as providing insights into the world of medicine. … (Read More)

Meds 2015: Submit your essay for the Elana B. Wolf Memorial Awards

Monday, September 8, 2014

The Department of Oncology has extended the deadline for the Elana B. Wolf Memorial Awards for students who were clinical clerks in the 2013-14 academic year. Submit your essay by September 12, 2014. … (Read More)

Message to Meds 2017

Monday, September 8, 2014

Please read for updates and important reminders for the new academic year. … (Read More)

Best wishes in Windsor this weekend

Friday, September 5, 2014

Best wishes to everyone involved in the Orientation activities in Windsor this weekend! Enjoy your time together. … (Read More)

A message from Dr. Tithecott

Friday, September 5, 2014

It was great to see so many smiling faces at the start of Semester 1! Thanks to Meds 2017 and 2018 for the brief town halls with me after classes on Tuesday and Wednesday this week. … (Read More)

A thank you to Meds 2018 from Dr. Tithecott

Friday, September 5, 2014

Thanks to all Meds 2018 for working so well together as a class on Mission Statement Day, and during these first two weeks! A great start to your Schulich Medicine experience. … (Read More)

Welcome back!

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Welcome back to campus! Classes are starting again for Meds 2017. Meds 2016 start their clerkship experiences - enjoy every minute! And to Meds 2015, enjoy your electives in our region, across Canada and around the world. A special mention goes to Meds 2018, as they begin their medical education. … (Read More)